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Con­ti­nen­tal Hose Com­pany No. 3, 229 Main St., will have a hoagie sale begin­ning at 9 a. m. Satur­day. Ad­vance or­ders and walkins are welcome. The cost is $ 6 per hoagie and va­ri­eties in­clude reg­u­lar, Ital­ian, ham and cheese and turkey. All or­ders come with a bev­er­age and chips. For more in­for­ma­tion, email fjack­owiak@ hot­mail. com.


The Old School Jeep­ers Club’s jeep run to ben­e­fit Toys for Tots from Ad­vance Auto at the Cres­sona Mall is set for 9 a. m. to 11 p. m. Satur­day. The en­trance fee is one toy per per­son or $ 10. Do­na­tions will be given to Schuylkill County Toys for Tots. At 3 p. m. par­tic­i­pants will travel through parts of Schuylkill County with the end stop at Good In­tent Hose Com­pany, 12 Sil­ver­ton Road, Llewellyn. The event will in­clude a bon­fire and demon­stra­tion by Chief Wyar with his K9 part­ner, Bas. En­ter­tain­ment will be by Bark at the Moon from 9: 30 p. m. to 1 a. m. For more in­for­ma­tion, email mm­but­ler67@ ver­i­zon. net. The fire com­pany will also have a meat bingo with doors open­ing at noon Nov. 18 and bingo from 1 to 4 p. m. The cost is $ 20; the kitchen will be open. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 570- 544- 9974.

Ma­hanoy city

The Good Amer­i­can Hose Com­pany, 738 E. Ma­hanoy Ave. will have a soup sale begin­ning at 11 a. m. Satur­day. The cost is $ 6 per quart and $ 3.50 per pint. The variety in­cludes beef veg­etable, otato, chili, chicken rice, chicken noo­dle and ham and bean. Mary­land crab soup will also be avail­able at $ 8 per quart and $ 4.50 per pint. To or­der or for more in­for­ma­tion, call 570- 773- 3473.


The Mca­doo Fire Com­pany will hold Oper­a­tion Santa Claus through­out the Mca­doo area and sur­round­ing com­mu­ni­ties it pro­tects, begin­ning Dec. 6 and con­clud­ing Dec. 9. To sched­ule Santa to visit your home, call Tony at 570- 929- 2642 to make a reser­va­tion. Reservations will close Nov. 29.


The Black Creek Town­ship Recre­ation Com­mit­tee will hold its an­nual Christ­mas tree light­ing Dec. 2 in front of the town­ship of­fice build­ing, near the re­cy­cling cen­ter in Rock Glen. There will be re­fresh­ments and Santa will ar­rive with treats for chil­dren. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Lori at 570384- 3674.


The Ring­town Area Li­brary will cel­e­brate # Giv­ingtues­day and pledges to “Give Back on Giv­ing Tues­day.” This year, # Giv­ingtues­days will be on Nov. 27 and will start the giv­ing sea­son by “in­spir­ing peo­ple to col­lab­o­rate and give back,” ac­cord­ing to a press re­lease. This # Giv­ingtues­day, the Ring­town Area Li­brary will cel­e­brate giv­ing by giv­ing back to donors. # Giv­ingtues­day is a global day of giv­ing that “har­nesses the col­lec­tive power of in­di­vid­u­als, com­mu­ni­ties and or­ga­ni­za­tions to en­cour­age phi­lan­thropy and to cel­e­brate gen­eros­ity world­wide,” ac­cord­ing to the re­lease. When do­nat­ing $ 25 or more to the Ring­town Area Li­brary on # Giv­ingtues­day, the li­brary will re­turn the fa­vor and give you a free gift — choice of an Old White Church art print, a set of three Old White Church greet­ing cards or a Ring­town Li­brary stem­less wine glass. Those who do­nate $ 50 or more can choose any two gifts while sup­plies last. Those in­ter­ested in join­ing the Ring­town Area Li­brary’s # Giv­ingtues­day ini­tia­tive can visit www. ring­town­li­brary. org.


The Shenan­doah Area Free Pub

lic Li­brary, Washington and Main streets, re­cently ac­knowl­edged the fol­low­ing memo­ri­als: For Er­mano Agosti by Marty and Maryann Kelly; for Beat­rice Mal­loy by a friend. The li­brary also ac­knowl­edged a do­na­tion of “Penn­syl­va­nia’s Coal and Iron Po­lice” in honor of the re­tire­ment of Trooper Michael Breznik by Den­nis Mal

lams and Deb­bie Jones. Peo­ple may buy copies of the book “Lithua­ni­ans in Amer­ica” at the li­brary.


A dine- out fundraiser to sup­port the Pol­ish Amer­i­can Fire Com­pany is set for 7 a. m. to 2 p. m. Nov. 24 at the Ver­nalis Restau­rant, South Main Street. A por­tion of the eatery’s sales dur­ing those hours will be do­nated to the com­pany. All are welcome.

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